Christians United for Israel
And a backlash is brewing. “There must be no room for hate at Hyatt hotels."
While John Hagee has for decades loudly and publicly condemned anti-Semitism, his writings and sermons have nonetheless promoted some of the most influential and inflammatory anti-Jewish tropes of the modern era.
More than ever, Israel is isolated from world opinion and the squishy entity known as "the international community." The Israeli government keeps condemning the Iran nuclear deal, by any rational standard a positive step away from the threat of catastrophic war.
Evangelicals have shaped some of the country's most controversial domestic policy debates, from abortion to gay rights. A growing coalition within the larger evangelical movement has also begun to quietly shape a much different debate involving the future of Israel.
Evangelical Christians have emerged as Israel's most stalwart backers. They have been at the forefront of calling out President Obama for his pressure on Israel to make concessions while requiring little if anything of the Palestinians.
By Michele Chabin Religion News Service JERUSALEM (RNS) When Texas megachurch pastor John Hagee wrapped up a visit to Israel
In the historically Democratic demographic of the Jewish community, there is now only one Republican congressman -- Eric Cantor (R-VA). And he is doing his part to think narrowly and exclusively.
This afternoon, at the annual Christians United For Israel conference, House minority whip and rumored presidential hopeful
In a sermon that Hagee once said, "There's a phrase in Scripture used solely to identify the Jewish people. It suggests that this man [the Antichrist] is at least going to be partially Jewish, as was Adolph Hitler, as was Karl Marx."
In late May, after three months of deliberation, John McCain called Pastor John Hagee "crazy" and renounced his endorsement